Basic Vegetable Pulao

This simple rice dish is an accompaniment with any curry.It is gentle in flavor and tasty so you can eat it with your favorite Curry.
Preparation time: 40 minutes
Servings:8

Ingredients:
Basmati Rice 4 cups
Coconut milk 2 cups
Onions 1/2 cup chopped
Peas 1/3 cup
Carrots 1/3 cup chopped
Potatoes 1/2 cup cubed
Cashews 1/4 cup split in half
Oil 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste

Procedure:
1.In a Rice cooker wash and drain the rice and add the coconut milk and 6 cups of water and salt and switch on the cooker.

2.In a Pan add the oil and add all the vegetables and saute until slightly tender.

3.Transfer the vegetables to the rice cooker and mix.At this point your liquid in rice cooker would have been warm and you can taste to check for salt,and add if more is needed,the water needs to be a tad bit salty because the vegetables absorb it and it normalizes after cooking.Close the rice cooker lid and let it cook all the way through.

Tips:
If you are looking for a pulao to be eaten on its own without a curry you can always add green chilies and pulao masala and taste the liquid to check for the taste.

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